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Honor 20 Pro could go on sale soon after finally getting Google certification

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Huawei’s ongoing troubles with the US government’s decision to place it on the ‘entity’ list came just before the launch of the Honor 20 Pro on May 21st. The impact of the blacklisting meant that although the regular Honor 20 achieved Google certification before the cutoff date of May 16th, the Pro version was left […]


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Google takes the reigns on RCS following carrier failure

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Since their faith in the lackadaisical carriers to roll out the new RCS protocol succeeding SMS and MMS has now proven misplaced, Google is taking the issue into their own hands. Rich Communication Services, RCS, is a replacement protocol for SMS and MMS and was actually first established by the GSM Association way back in […]


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Best-selling phone on Amazon? Google Pixel 3a

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As the design of smartphones continue to coalesce around a fairly normalized look and feel, manufacturers are trying to figure out how to get buyers to snap up their products. This is why we are seeing things like foldable phones or phones covered with camera lenses – all part of the effort to be the […]


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Trump ban could hit Huawei’s revenue by up to $30 billion in 2019

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Huawei’s troubles with the U.S. government have increased exponentially since the abortive launch of the Mate 10 Pro that saw carriers pull out of agreements just hours before the big reveal at CES 2018. In the past couple of weeks, the U.S. has blacklisted Huawei and subsidiaries and placed it on the ‘entity’ list which […]


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Refreshed NVidia Shield TV with Android Pie incoming

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New codenames indicate NVIDIA is planning to release another refresh of their Shield TV with the main change being the upgrade to Android Pie out of the box. NVIDIA‘s Shield TV has been the reigning champion of the Android TV world since its initial release four years ago (wow), even despite the fact that the […]


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Xiaomi is shutting down its MIUI Global Beta program from July 1st

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One of the great things about owning a Xiaomi smartphone has been the ability to flash the relevant Global Beta build of MIUI to gain access to new features. While the closed MIUI beta is only available to a limited number of testers, the Global Beta was open to anyone with an eligible device, but […]


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Google Messages testing business verification and SMS reminders

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The hidden features discovered in Google’s latest Messages release confirm if texts from businesses are verified, and enables reminders for received SMS texts. Just like Google‘s Chrome browser and its flags for enabling hidden features and improvements in testing, many of the company’s other apps harbour similar possibilities, just harder to access. Well a dive […]


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OnePlus leaked user emails through ‘Shot On OnePlus’ photo sharing app

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The Oppo spinoff’s latest in a long line of blunders involves the leaking of hundreds of user emails through the insecure servers of their photo sharing app. OnePlus has a long history of being caught up in lies, deceits, and other needless controversies; from confusingly pointless and offensive schemes such as ‘Ladies First’ awarding the […]


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Ads galore: Google starts to push the “Photo book store” in Google Photos

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Google is, at its heart, an advertising company. They have their hands in many, many different projects, products, and services, but fundamentally they’re all different ways to serve up ads to users. That’s not a bad or nefarious thing, either; it allows Google to craft up some remarkable products and let the whole world use […]


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Samsung finally delivers on bringing Night Mode to the Galaxy S9’s camera

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Samsung launched their new Night Mode on the Galaxy S10, which is something many considered part of the One UI update. But it really wasn’t, since the enhanced low light photography modes never made their way back to the Galaxy S9, even though One UI came with Android Pie to older devices. And sure, the […]


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No surprise as leaked timeline points to Google launching Pixel 4 in October

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Google launched the original Pixel and Pixel XL during October 2016, the Pixel 2 and 2 XL in October 2017, and the Pixel 3 and 3 XL in October last year. All of this means that it’s really no surprise that Google is planning on announcing its Pixel 4 line-up during, you guessed it, October. […]


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Spotify’s latest library refresh is all about putting podcasts in your face

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Spotify’s recent hobby has been podcasts. They’ve invested pretty heavily in some podcast services, and they’re going to want a little return on investment. That’s why the latest refresh for the library section of your Spotify account isn’t really focused on music; it’s all about getting your attention with podcasts. Now at the bottom (at […]


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Google drops photo syncing between Drive and Photos beginning next month

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Starting in July, Google is going to be taking away the ability to sync Google Photos with one of their other key services. This won’t affect everyone, but for the people that use the feature, it’s going to be a major headache. Currently, users have the option to make their Photos album visible in Google […]


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[TA Deals] Master HTML5 game development with this discounted Zero to Hero course bundle (97% off)

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If you’re interested in game development, HTML5 isn’t a bad choice to start with. It’s flexible and works with many different platforms, and you can use that knowledge to jump into other programming languages or to do more than just build games. To help you get started, Talk Android Deals is currently running a deal […]


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Google finally figured out how to ahead of all of these Pixel 4 leaks

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Google struggles to keep leaks under control. We saw tons and tons of things come out about the Pixel 3, and the Pixel 4 seems to be following the same path. So what’s the best way to get on top of that? Why, leak it yourselves, of course. Yep, that render you see above came […]


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The Almond OnePlus 7 Pro is now on sale

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It’s fair to say that the OnePlus 7 Pro has been warmly received by fans and reviewers alike with its 90Hz Fluid AMOLED display, triple rear cameras, and much improved haptic feedback. As Jared wraps up his review of the new flagship from OnePlus, the brand has announced that the limited edition Almond colored OnePlus […]


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Pre-register for Microsoft’s Gears Pop! strategy game on the Play Store now

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If you’ve ever wondered what a mash-up of Gears of War and Funko Pop figures would look like, wonder no more because Microsoft announced such a tie-up during E3, with the resulting game being called Gears Pop!. You can now pre-register for the Gears Pop! strategy game on Android on iOS. According to the developer, […]


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HTC mid-level smartphone could be announced this week to compete against the Pixel 3a

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Last week word went out that HTC is planning to hold a launch type event this week on June 11th. No clues were given as to what exactly HTC may announce, but most of the speculation pointed to a mid-tier smartphone tentatively known as the HTC U19e. More rumors since then continue to guide us […]


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Google Pixel 4 render hints at a blocky camera with an in-display fingerprint scanner

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The Google Pixel 4 has started its leak run, which hopefully isn’t as frequent and common as it was with the Pixel 3. We like to see at least one or two surprises at the announcement, you know? Anyways, this new render is based on other leaks and shows us what the Pixel 4 will […]


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Huawei Ark OS leaks; looks like iOS and is probably based on Android

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These blurs are purportedly screenshots of Huawei’s upcoming ‘Ark OS’ announced after America banned the company, and they appear to confirm it is based off Android. It’s only been a few weeks since American President Donald Trump made the executive order to ban Huawei from the nation’s mobile networks, and from working with US companies […]


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